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Romance Writers of America

Romance Writers of America
Romance Writers of America is dedicated to advancing the professional interests of career-focused romance writers through networking and advocacy. See what we're all about and learn more about this strong, dynamic association. Education From its monthly trade magazine to conference workshops and online classes, RWA offers a variety of educational opportunities for romance writers to learn and improve upon the skills and knowledge neccessary to thrive in the fast-paced romance publishing industry. Networking Through local chapter meetings, national conferences, online discussion forums, specialized communities and more, RWA members create contacts to further their professions.

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Sensual Word Menu By Sharla Rae When I was supposed be writing my blog for today I was catching up on new favorite TV series, Game of Thrones. I thoroughly enjoyed the chopping off of heads, sex, creepy zombies of the North, sex, war, slaughtering of animal, and did I mention steamy sex? There’s just one problem.

The Romance Reader Top 100 List Compiled by Jean Mason Little did I realize a couple of months ago what I was getting into when I blithely suggested to Dede that -- given the furor about the Top 100 Novels of the 20th century -- we ought to compile a list of the Top 100 Romances. And who better to determine the top romances than the readers of The Romance Reader Harlequin Launches Digital Imprint Called Carina Press Harlequin Enterprises Limited has launched a digital imprint called Carina Press. The books in the imprint will be published first as ebooks and will be sold directly to consumers through the Carina Press website and third-party websites. Carina Press will begin by publishing 37 books in its first month—approximately 10 books a week—across a broad range of fiction with an emphasis on romance and its subgenres, including science fiction, fantasy, erotica, gay/lesbian, mystery, suspense and thriller. Carina Press ebooks vary in price from $2.99 to $6.99 depending on the length of the work, which can range from 20,000 to more than 100,000 words. "As a digital-first publisher Carina Press is a natural extension to our business; it builds on our digital strength and leadership position.

Erotica Readers & Writers Association Authors Resources There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. —W. Somerset Maugham Submission Guidelines FamousWhy.COM invites you to submit an article to be considered for publication on our website. Please review the guidelines carefully before you submit an article. Article topics desired: Refer to the "Articles" section in the left-hand navigation. Resources for Romance Writers and Readers "Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it." — Michael Crichton New York Magazine Sees 287 Percent ROI Boost from Video Platform NYMag.com has increased both traffic and revenue since it partnered with Web 2.0 video curation platform Magnify.net back in April. Previous to Magnify.net, New York’s video platform The Feedroom managed around 1,200 videos over the course of two years. Effective April 1, New York partnered with Magnify.net, which enabled them to integrate user-generated video, their own video, as well as video from alternate sources, while lessening the cost of producing original video.

Guide to Writing By Tommyhawk1@AOL.COM Warning: This is NOT a how-to course in writing, just how to adapt those principles to writing erotica. While I will try to avoid technical terms, on the whole, this webpage presumes you already have some knowledge of the techniques of proper writing. It definitely presumes you know rules of grammar and spelling! Guide to Literary Agents When your submission materials – a query letter, synopsis, manuscript, or book proposal – arrive in an agent’s inbox, they land among hundreds of others. Authors who get rejected tend to fall in one of two categories when submitting materials: they try too hard, or not enough. This Oct 26 Writer’s Digest Boot Camp,... Until further notice, they are only soliciting new romance clients for their team. For all other genres, Laurie and Tricia are closed to new submissions unless met at conferences or online events.

All About Love – Romance writing Home Allaboutlove.net is now part of Allaboutwriting. We still offer online romantic fiction courses and provide everything from foundation writing skills to advanced support while you write a complete novel. Romance writer Alissa Baxter’s blog can be read here. All our modules are intended to take between two and five hours a week to complete, depending how many of the optional exercises you choose to do. In this way, we hope our courses will suit any schedule and all lifestyles. Writer’s Digest - Interview Techniques [When researching your novel], reading has its advantages, but it has limitations as well. You can’t ask a book a question. It won’t bring up information you didn’t think to ask. It can’t clarify anything. A real person, on the other hand, instantly overcomes these limitations and may even hand you information you didn’t realize you needed. But just how do you find someone to talk to?

Writing Erotica I can’t find Linda Orlando (she originally posted this as a course on Suite101). The link with her name comes up broken, 404. I think I talked to her once, when she was starting the topic there. At the time I was in flux with Suite101, either leaving or thinking of returning. In the end I left it behind. I might have talked to Linda more if I had stayed. Become An Author iBuzzle.com Members Already an iBuzzle.com member? Log in below and complete the author application.

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